• DevOps Web Developer

    Posted Date 7 months ago(5/21/2018 7:26 AM)
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  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government.  We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.


    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!

    Duties & Responsibilities

    The Position:


    DevOps Web Developer at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). NCBI uses the web to advance science and health by providing free access to biomedical and genomic information, and as a result it is one of the top 400 most visited sites in the world. NCBI is a diverse group of smart and talented people with various backgrounds, but deeply technical, who collaborate in building critically valuable services for the public. NCBI is home to projects such as PubMed, for example.  NCBI is part of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, located in Bethesda, Maryland.


    Duties & Responsibilities

    MSC is currently searching for a Web Developer to join the DevOps team to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is on-site in Bethesda, Maryland.


    • Help build internal web tools that support a modern DevOps pipeline for thousands of NCBI’s apps and services
    • Work on core software components used by hundreds of applications across NCBI
    • Work on improving Open Source Software projects that NCBI uses


    • Web development
      • if applicant has specialized in front-end development
        • JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML
      • if applicant is a backend or a full-stack web developer
        • Python 3, Django, Django Rest Framework, Celery
    • Agile development (Scrum)

    Bonus Skills

    • Database modeling and design                                                                                                                                                          
      • MS SQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Solr, JanusGraph
    • Legacy enterprise reengineering experience
      • Deep understanding of HTTP, CGI, FCGI, WSGI
    • Production monitoring and metrics
      • TICK stack, Grafana, Prometheus
    • Multi-language build system development and maintenance
      • Python / C / C++ / Java / Scala / Kotlin / Go
    • CI/CD / DevOps experience
      • TeamCity, Buoyant or HashiCorp products


    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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